New Books in German History and German Studies (June 2020)
As an affiliate society of the American Historical Association (AHA), the Central European History Society (CEHS) sponsors a variety of panels on German, Habsburg, and Central European History at the AHA’s Annual Meeting (in Seattle, 7-10 January 2021).
Due to the uncertainty surrounding the covid pandemic, regrettably, we have decided to postpone our conference Pictures of the Holocaust. The new date for submitting proposals is now January 31st, 2021. We are hoping that the new conference dates will be in early July 2021. However, because the situation is still evolving and fluid, we are not able to fix exact dates. We will announce the new dates for the conference at the earliest moment that we possibly can.
THE PHOTOGRAPHY OF PERSECUTION. PICTURES OF THE HOLOCAUST
Sarah Thomsen Vierra. Turkish Immigrants in the Federal Republic of Germany: Immigration, Space, and Belonging, 1961-1990. Publications of the German Historical Institute Series. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. 282 pp. $105.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-108-42730-2.
Reviewed by Brian Van Wyck (Harvard University) Published on H-German (May, 2020) Commissioned by Jeremy DeWaal
Stefan Breuer. Die Nordische Bewegung in der Weimarer Republik. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2018. 270 pp. $68.00 (paper), ISBN 978-3-447-11019-8.
Reviewed by Nicola Karcher (Østfold University College) Published on H-German (January, 2020) Commissioned by Jeremy DeWaal
Peter C. Caldwell, Karrin Hanshew. Germany Since 1945: Politics, Culture, and Society. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2018. xiii + 366 pp. $31.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4742-6241-5.
Reviewed by Prof. Dr. Jacco Pekelder (Universiteit Utrecht) Published on H-German (December, 2019) Commissioned by Jeremy DeWaal
Sheldon Aaron Goldberg. From Disarmament to Rearmament: The Reversal of US Policy toward West Germany, 1946–1955. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2017. 352 pp. $79.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8214-2300-4.
Reviewed by Dr. Thorsten Loch (Zentrum für Militärgeschichte und Sozialwissenschaften der Bundeswehr) Published on H-German (June, 2019) Commissioned by Jeremy DeWaal
Nathan Stoltzfus. Hitler's Compromises: Coercion and Consensus in Nazi Germany. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2016. 416 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-21750-6.
Reviewed by Richard Weikart (California State University, Stanislaus) Published on H-German (May, 2019) Commissioned by David Harrisville (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Lisa Pine, ed. Life and Times in Nazi Germany. New York, NY: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2016. 328 pp. $35.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4742-1792-7.
Reviewed by Nathan Stoltzfus (Florida State University) Published on H-German (October, 2018) Commissioned by David Harrisville (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=50613
Zoë Waxman. Women in the Holocaust: A Feminist History. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017. 181 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-960868-3.
Reviewed by Laura J. Hilton (Muskingum University) Published on H-German (October, 2018) Commissioned by Nathan N. Orgill
Andrew S. Tompkins. Better Active than Radioactive!: Anti-Nuclear Protest in 1970s France and West Germany. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016. XV, 265 S. $100.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-877905-6; $99.99 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-182620-7.
Reviewed by Jan-Henrik Meyer Published on H-German (September, 2018) Commissioned by Jeremy DeWaal
Hartmut Berghoff, Jan L. Logemann, Felix Römer, eds. The Consumer on the Home Front: Second World War Civilian Consumption in Comparative Perspective. London: Oxford University Press, 2017. ix + 371 pp. $120.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-878426-5.
Reviewed by Manuel Schramm (Technische Universität Chemnitz) Published on H-German (August, 2018) Commissioned by Jeremy DeWaal
Sara Lennox. Remapping Black Germany: New Perspectives on Afro-German History, Politics, and Culture. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2016. 376 pp. $31.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-62534-231-7.
Reviewed by Robbie Aitken (Sheffield Hallam University, Humanities Research Center) Published on H-German (April, 2018) Commissioned by Jeremy DeWaal